[mod_python] supporting modular mod_python extensionsvs."folding" mod_psp

Etienne Posthumus etienne at cs.vu.nl
Sun Jun 8 13:01:43 EST 2003

On Sat, 7 Jun 2003, Michael C. Neel wrote:
> The other is the web is a stateless application.  The web browser and
> server treat ever click as a completely separate action, and has no
> knoweldge of what came before.  That's left as an exercise of the
> programmer.  Tools like Albatross that provide me with a base
> appliaction that appears stateful to me while behind the scenes coping
> with the reality of the web let me focus on the "cool" parts of the
> application.

An alternative is to drink the REST magic Kool-Aid and go with the
statelessness as a feature and not a problem... ;-)

Etienne Posthumus
Programmer, IIDS - Intelligent Interactive Distributed Systems
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

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